Residence: Shanghai, China
School: Shanghai High School International Division
Intended major: Public Health
Age during program: Grade 12
Abigail is constantly involved in a variety of extracurricular activities and enjoys every minute of it. She serves as the president of Live2Drama Shanghai, as well as the leader of the Associated Students Body, as a student coach, and as the assistant director of the International Affairs Association (Model United Nations).
What challenges did she face?
- Abigail was having some difficulties with the flow of her research article. She was able to solve this obstacle with the help of her mentor.
The mentor is Rutgers University’s Associate Teaching Professor and Public Health Program Coordinator. She is a certified member of the National Board of Public Health Examiners and a Masters Certified Health Education Specialist, as well as an undergraduate network member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, the Society for Epidemiologic Research, and the New Jersey Public Health Association.
How did our program help her?
- Abigail was given academic paper suggested readings in order to better prepare her for her chosen topic. The mentor also gave some tips on how to write a strong research paper.